Dr. Charlie Heriot-Maitland
Dr Charlie Heriot-Maitland is a clinical psychologist, researcher, and trainer who integrates different therapeutic approaches, in particular compassion-focused therapy (CFT). He provides psychological therapies for a CFT practice called Balanced Minds and also runs compassion training workshops for practitioners and the general public. Charlie is a clinical psychologist, researcher and trainer currently based at the University of Glasgow.
Charlie completed his clinical psychology training at the University of Oxford, and has delivered psychological therapies in a variety of NHS settings in London and the South East. In his private practice, he provides psychological assessments, formulations, and interventions that integrate different therapeutic approaches, in particular compassion-focused therapy (CFT) and cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), but also drawing on other mindfulness-based and emotion-focused therapies.
Dr Heriot-Maitland’s academic and research interests mainly lie in the application of CFT in psychosis, and he has recently been awarded a Fellowship by the Medical Research Council (MRC) to forward the scientific knowledge this area.He is currently researching the social context of anomalous experiences and the application of Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT) for people experiencing distress in relation to psychosis.